First Federal Bank Accomplishes 60 Days of Giving

June 23, 2022 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank announced in February that it would donate to sixty non-profit organizations over a period of 60 days. Founded in 1962, 2022 marks First Federal Bank’s 60th anniversary of being a community bank. To celebrate, bank employees nominated local organizations and one winner was drawn each day for 60 days. $1000 was donated to each of...

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Florida Gateway College Names Building after Quinn & Keith Leibfried

May 03, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Lake City, Florida 

Florida Gateway College’s newest building will be named the Quinn & Keith Leibfried STEM Building by the locally headquartered First Federal Bank. Construction began on the college’s new STEM building in March of 2021. When finished, it will host numerous classrooms; chemistry, microbiology, physics, and botany labs; faculty...

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First Federal Bank Announces 60 Days of Giving

February 15, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Lake City, Florida – First Federal Bank announced today it will donate to sixty non-profit organizations over a period of 60 days. Founded in 1962, 2022 marks First Federal Bank’s 60th anniversary of being a community bank. To celebrate, bank employees will nominate local organizations and one winner will be drawn each day for 60 days. $1000 will...

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First Federal Bank Positively Impacts Local Communities Throughout 2021

January 06, 2022 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank understands the positive impact an organization can have on a community, and has been passionate about giving back for nearly 60 years. In 2021, the community-based mutual savings bank supported special projects for education programs, mental health and medical agencies, food service agencies, athletic programs, animal services,...

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First Federal Bank appoints Alex Rivera as Director of the Finance Division

December 30, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank announces that Alex Rivera has been appointed as the Director of Mortgage Finance and Capital Markets Operations. His primary role will be the oversight for the financial, accounting, and operational aspects of Residential Mortgage Banking.

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First Federal Bank Receives A+ Health and Stability Rating

November 05, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank customers want to feel confident their financial institution is on solid financial footing, and is proud to have been rewarded an A+ rating – the highest health grade given out by DepositAccounts.com – for the first quarter of 2021. Once per quarter, DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally-insured...

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Supporting Our Local Community for Hunger Action Month

October 06, 2021 by First Federal Bank

For tens of millions of people in the U.S., a daily meal isn’t as simple as deciding what to eat. According to the non-profit organization Feeding America, it is often a choice between food and other crucial needs—like medicine, electricity, or childcare.

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FFB Named Newsweek's Best Small Bank in Florida for 2022

October 01, 2021 by First Federal Bank

For the second year in a row, First Federal Bank was named in Newsweek’s America’s Best Banks 2022 as the Best Small Bank in Florida.

This distinction is the result of Newsweek evaluating their annual Best Banks rankings. With the assistance of LendingTree, Newsweek assessed more than 50 different factors from thousands of FDIC-insured banks and...

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First Federal Named Top Midtier Bank in Florida by American Banker

August 12, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank was recently listed by American Banker as one of the top mid-tier banks ($2B to $10B in total assets) for 2021. First Federal ranked #26 out of 282 institutions rated, and was #1 in Florida.

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First Federal Bancorp Announces Divisional Name Change to First Federal Bank

May 24, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bancorp Inc. announced that it is changing the name of the  CBC Mortgage division to First Federal Bank. The name change follows the 2018 merger with Coastal Banking Company Inc. and reflects the company’s commitment to a consistent brand and customer experience.

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